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2684 W C 48, Bushnell, FL 33513-8493
+1 352-569-0200
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Wildwood, Florida
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192 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Sonny's in Bushnell for lunch on a Monday with business associates. We arrived about 11:30am and were seated promptly. Our waitress seemed frazzled from the beginning. She got our drink orders and food orders wrong, and then at the end had the bills wrong. Maybe she had a bad day? Anyway, the food was good. I had the... More 

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Thank srockey
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback, srockey! We hope you'll join us again soon. More 

Brooksville, Florida
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to have a place with great food and smiling faces. Our food was hot and very good. The ribs were so good. My husband had the dry rub and I had the baby backs. Our sides were great. The best sweet tea in the south, they even gave me one to go. The bathroom was clean and well stocked.... More 

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SonnysBBQ, Digital Media Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review, Littleluella! We hope you'll join us for another visit soon. More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered 4 all you can eat pulled pork it was very dry when it came out also we ordered 2 brisket all you can eat the first one that came out was mostly fat the second one was better also we ordered a burger it was burnt out side and raw in side we will never go back I... More 

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Frostproof, Florida
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83 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This Sonnys is like most. It was clean and the food was delicious...The only thing we could find to complain about was the service was slow...

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USA
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Sonny's makes picking up a family meal on the go really easy. Service and food are both great. The location is easy to get to and the packaging allows me to get the food home without spilling it in my car.

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Thank FinnUSA
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for your great feedback, FinnUSA! We appreciate hearin' from you and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Franklin
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Good food, good service, clean restaurant, kid friendly, good location. Bar-B-Q excellent as well as Brunswick stew, and cornbread

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SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback, Lovelda H.! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon. More 

Brooksville, Florida
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293 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Passing through Bushnell there are not too many options for lunch. Rather than fast food, we choose Sonny's since we've been to other locations. Ribs and pulled pork were good along with sides. Service was good. Dining room was clean. A nice alternative to fast food.

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Thank AnitaS484
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

This makes us happy to hear, AnitaS484! Thanks for stoppin' by, and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Sharpsburg, Maryland
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Like other Sonny's locations, this one has great food too! As usual, the service was good and the food came out quickly. One of our favorite reasons to visit family in FL is to visit Sonny's!

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Thank Dee V
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for takin' the time to write us a review, Dee V. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Went riding stopped here terrible service food was cold delivered food to wrong table tried to charge 2 dollars more for all you can eat ribs was told oh that's a miss print.

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Thank Gerard I
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

Sorry for any frustration you may have experienced, Gerard I. We'd like to help -- Please email Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details, location, and your contact information so we can look into this for you. We appreciate your feedback and we'd like to make things right. More 

Gregory, Michigan
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

First ate there about four years ago pretty good but has been declining ever since. Last i was there was Feb. 2016 very small portion and cooked to long very dry I will not return. The wait staff is the only good thing about the restaurant

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Thank bobk1369
SonnysBBQ, Digital Manager at Sonny's BBQ, responded to this review

We're sorry for any frustration you experienced during your last visit, bobk1369. We'd like to help -- Please send an email at Social@SonnysBBQ.com with the details of your visit, location you visited, and your contact information so we can look into this for you. We appreciate your feedback and we hope you'll give us another chance soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2684 W C 48, Bushnell, FL 33513-8493
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Bushnell
  • Phone Number: +1 352-569-0200
Description
In 1968, we were just a local BBQ joint in Gainesville, Florida. Today, we're still a local BBQ joint. We just happen to be in a few more locations. But we still do things the same way Floyd "Sonny" Tillman and his wife, Lucille, did back then. We still slow-smoke over oak for up to 12 hours at a time. We still serve generous portions. And we still believe people should be able to go out to eat and feel right at home.

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